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System Properties Comparison Amazon DynamoDB vs. FaunaDB vs. SAP IQ vs. STSdb

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NameAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonFaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudStrongly consistent database capable of global horizontal scale with a focus on operational simplicityColumnar RDBMS optimized for Big Data analyticsKey-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing method
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Document store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMS infocolumn-orientedKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score61.63
Rank#16  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score0.69
Rank#180  Overall
#26  Document stores
#14  Graph DBMS
#89  Relational DBMS
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score5.00
Rank#60  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Score0.05
Rank#309  Overall
#51  Key-value stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbfauna.comwww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-iq-big-data-management.htmlstssoft.com/­products/­stsdb-4-0
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbfauna.com/­documentationhelp.sap.com/­iq
DeveloperAmazonFauna, Inc.SAP, formerly SybaseSTS Soft SC
Initial release2012201419942011
Current release16.1 SPS04, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationscommercialcommercialOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageScalaC#
Server operating systemshostedLinuxAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)
XML support infoSome form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.nono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyesno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIRESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
.NET Client API
Supported programming languages.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsyesno
Triggersyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdanoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingshared disk or shared nothing architectures with SAP IQ Multiplexernone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMasterlessSAP/Sybase Replication Servernone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)noHadoop integrationno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infoACID across one or more tables within a single AWS account and regionACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)Identity management, authentication, and access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno
More information provided by the system vendor
Amazon DynamoDBFaunaDBSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQSTSdb
Specific characteristicsServerless cloud database for modern applications Native GraphQL API High performance...
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Competitive advantagesDocument-relational interface: combines flexibility in modeling with flexibility...
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Typical application scenariosModern Javascript Apps Identity management Multi-tenant SaaS backend Social content...
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Key customersNextdoor ShiftX
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